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UPDATED July 22, 2011

Lawyer Referral Services


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WomensLaw regrets that these resources have not been updated recently.  However, please note that the legal content on the Know the Laws section is updated annually and the rest of the website is also updated regularly.

If you are a victim of abuse, you may want to ask the Bar Association’s Lawyer Referral Service whether or not they screen for lawyers who are experienced in handling domestic violence cases. For a suggested list of questions to ask regarding the lawyer’s fees and experience when interviewing an attorney, go to our Choosing and Working with a Lawyer page.


Anne Arundel County Bar Association
P.O. Box 161
Annapolis, MD 21404-0161
County Bar Associations County
Phone: (410)280-6950
Fax: (410) 280-6966
Web: http://www.aabar.org
Email: AABA@circuitcourt.org

Bar Association of Baltimore City
111 North Calvert Street
Suite 627, Courthouse East
Baltimore, MD 21202
County Bar Associations County
Phone: (410) 539-5936
Fax: (410) 685-3420
Web: http://www.baltimorebar.org
Email: info@baltimorebar.org

Bar Association of Baltimore County
100 County Courts Building
Towson, MD 21204
Phone: (410) 337-9103
Fax: (410) 823-3418
Web: http://www.bcba.org

Civil Justice Inc.
520 W. Fayette Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: (410) 706-0174
Fax: (410)706-3196
Web: http://www.civiljusticenetwork.org
Email: cjn@civiljusticenetwork.org
Non-profit corporation that runs a free lawyer referral service. Clients are referred to Maryland solo and small firm attorneys who provide legal services at reduced costs in a broad range of practice areas.

Fredrick County Bar Association
PO Box 3088
Frederick, MD 21705
County Bar Associations County
Phone: (301) 663-1139
Fax: (301) 663-8001
Web: http://www.frederickbar.org
Email: info@frederickbar.org

Harford County Bar Association
20 West Courtland Street
Bel Air, MD 21014
County Bar Associations County
Phone: (410) 893-6481
Fax: (410) 893-6482
Web: http://www.mdlaw.net/harford/
Email: harcobar@iximd.com

Howard County Bar Association
District Court Multi-Service Center
3451 Courthouse Drive
Ellicott City, DC 21043
County Bar Associations County
Phone: (410) 313-2035
Fax: (410) 313-2032
Web: http://www.howardcountybar.org/
Email: hcbaexec@verizon.net

Maryland State Bar Association
520 W. Fayette Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: (800) 492-1964
Phone: (410)685-7878
Fax: (410)685-1016
Web: http://www.msba.org

Montgomery County Bar Association
27 West Jefferson Street
Rockville, MD 20850
County Bar Associations County
Phone: (301) 424-3454
Fax: (301) 217-9327
Web: http://www.montbar.org/

Prince George's County Bar Association
14330 Old Marlboro Pike
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
County Bar Associations County
Phone: (301) 952-1442
Fax: (301) 952-1429
Web: http://www.pgcba.com/

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